H.Con.Res.246 - Expressing the sense of Congress with respect to the relation of trade agreements to health, safety, labor, and environmental laws of the United States.102nd Congress (1991-1992)
Summary: H.Con.Res.246 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)
Introduced in House (11/21/1991)
Calls upon the President, as part of the Uruguay Round General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) talks, to initiate negotiations to make GATT compatible with the Marine Mammal Protection Act and other U.S. health, safety, labor, and environmental laws, including laws to protect the environment outside of the United States.
Declares that the Congress will not approve legislation to implement any trade agreement (including the Uruguay Round of the GATT and the U.S.-Mexico Free Trade Agreement) that jeopardizes such laws, including the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and the Clean Air Act.